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" But the most common and most wonderful plant in these countries is what we call the universal plant, because its leaves, when pounded, heal in a short time wounds of all kinds. These leaves, which are as broad as one's hand, have the shape of a lily as... "
The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the ... - Page 279
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Messenger, Volume 47

1907
...swampy spots and in good soil. But the most common and most wonderful plant in these countries is what we call the universal plant, because its leaves, when...have the shape of a lily as depicted in heraldry, and the roots have the smell of laurel. The most vivid scarlet, the brightest green, the most beautiful...
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Pioneer Priests of North America, 1642-1710, Volume 1

Thomas Joseph Campbell - Canada - 1908
...swampy spots and in good soil. But the most common and most wonderful plant in these countries is what we call the universal plant, because its leaves, when...have the shape of a lily as depicted in heraldry, and the roots have the smell of laurel. The most vivid scarlet, the brightest green, the most beautiful...
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Pioneer priests of North America, 1642-1710, Volume 1

Thomas Joseph Campbell - Religion - 1908
...the roots have the smell of laurel. The most vivid scarlet, the brightest green, the most beautiful yellow and orange of Europe pale before the various colors that our savages procure from these roots." " The universal plant," says Thwaites, " has not yet been identified, so far as known;...
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American Indian Medicine

Virgil J. Vogel - Medical - 1990 - 583 pages
...of the sassafras tree, here growing near the northern limit of its range: . . . the most common and wonderful plant in those countries is that which we...depicted in heraldry; and its roots have the smell of the laurel.34 William Beauchamp has shown that the Iroquois had names and uses for a large number of plants.35...
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